The Japanese company Artio has introduced in-channel wired headphones CR-S1, equipped with proprietary WARP system (patented) is an abbreviation of “Wide Area ReProduction”, which allows you to get rid of the characteristic effect of headphones “sound in the head”.
The headphones are equipped with broadband dynamic emitters with membranes with a diameter of 10 mm and are capable of developing a pressure of 107 dB. The operating range of the Artio CRS 1 extends from 20 Hz to 20 kHz with an impedance of 32 ohms. The headphones are encased in ABS composite material and weigh only 14.6 g. Together with a cable made of OFC monocrystalline copper.
The WARP (Wide Area ReProduction) technology was developed by Artio to emulate the sound of full-size speakers in headphones by partially mixing the signals of the left and right channels. When we listen to a stereo system with full-size speakers, each ear picks up the radiation from both speakers, which does not happen if we listen to headphones. WARP technology eliminates this difference by bringing the headphones closer to full-size speakers.
New Artio CRS 1 can already be purchased in Japan for 5,400 yen, which at the current exchange rate is about 50$.